ABE Social Studies

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Occupational Education & English

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In this course students begin to gain proficiency in the process of exploring career options to gain desired employment through utilizing effective communication skills including reading complex texts in the form of job announcements and descriptions; using reading, writing, and speaking skills to efficiently explore and apply to jobs, and by accessing and processing information about potential places of employment to effectively create targeted job searches.

Material Type: Full Course

Authors: Boyoung Chae, SBCTC Admin

Portfolio & English

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This course is designed as an introduction to the High School 21+ program. Successful completion of this course demonstrates English competency. In this class, students will evaluate their employment history, life experiences, and prior education in order to identify and fulfill high school competencies through a number of avenues. These may include jobs they have held, hobbies or volunteer work they have pursued, extracurricular courses of study (such as MOOCs), or courses to be taken through the HS21+ program.

Material Type: Full Course

Author: Boyoung Chae

WA State History & English

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The course explores Washington State's geographic features, people, places, and events from prehistory to the modern era. It covers how Native Americans were impacted by European immigration from the 1700's onward. It traces the formation of Washington as a territory and later a state, and the competing business and political interests that shaped the Washington Constitution. It looks at major industrial influences in the 20th Century including the founding of the Boeing Company and the Hanford Nuclear reservation that produced plutonium for atomic bombs which has left a toxic legacy that will take many years to address. The course also introduces students to the legislative process and voting so they can learn how to participate in local and state governance.

Material Type: Full Course

Authors: Boyoung Chae, SBCTC Admin